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DOI Fills CIO Spot

01.uscgSanjeev Bhagowalia has left the Department of Interior to serve as the deputy associate administrator for innovative technologies in the midst of the General Services Administration makeover. Now, his shoes need to be filled quickly and wisely because the catastrophe of the Gulf oil spill.

The Department of the Interior has decided to put Bernard J. Mazer in the department’s CIO spot. Mazer is currently the CIO of Interior’s Fish and Wildlife Service and also recently served at the Department of Defense in information management and telecommunications.

Mazer comes into the role with several years of experience in project management and program development, and the department is certainly confident in his abilities.

According to Andrew Jackson, deputy assistant secretary for technology, information and business services, “Bernie brings to this position more than twenty-five years of invaluable government and private business experience in the field of information technology and communications.”

Mazer will take his new post at DOI starting June 7, 2010.

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